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Blackboard Tip: Use Course Copy to Selectively Move Content

Most of the time, we use Blackboard’s course copy feature to get all the “stuff” from one course over into a blank course. But you can also use it to selectively move some content types.

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How to Add a User to Your Blackboard Learn Course

MCC Blackboard Support manages all the enrollment “stuff” for Blackboard Learn courses — we make sure all the students and instructors get added, dropped and swapped into the right courses.

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Blackboard Tip: Avoid Bringing Last Quarter’s Discussion with Course Copy

This tip comes with a bit of a mea culpa: I’ve given out some slightly misleading information about the course copy process and now I want to make sure that I get the record set straight.

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How to Post Your Syllabus in Blackboard Learn

Here are updated guides to posting a syllabus in a Blackboard Learn course, just in time for winter-quarter prep.

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Everything You Need to Know to Get Your Blackboard Course Ready for Winter Quarter

Here’s our resource roundup for Blackboard quarter preparation. If you’d like one-on-one help getting ready, email us or fill out the form below. We also have training scheduled this week and every Friday until Thanksgiving.

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Blackboard Tip: Get Winter Courses Ready with Course Copy

Blackboard’s course copy process is pretty easy, as long as you remember that it works in the opposite way as ANGEL’s — you should “push out” content from the template course (either a “master” or your fall course) to the

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Blackboard Resource: Preparing Your Course

Criminal justice instructor Greg Meyer put together some great presentations for faculty training. Here’s an overview on setting up your course before the quarter begins.

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Blackboard Tip: Save Backups of Your Courses

Here’s how to save a backup of a Blackboard course.

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Blackboard Tip: Course Copy (UPDATED)

If you need to get a template course (either a master or just your course from a previous quarter) into a “real” course (where the students will be), you’ll need to use Course Copy.

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